Since his first job in college access, with the GEAR UP Program at Michigan State University, David LaNore has endeavored to advance underserved and underrepresented communities. Being a first-generation college graduate greatly influenced David’s career choices, his experiences have led him to combat the academic achievement gap present in Maryland and throughout the country. Spending years as a college access adviser, in Michigan and Maryland, David has aided hundreds of students to attain college admission. Now as the CollegeBound College Completion Advisor David is eager to assist students to earn a college degree. David is well aware of the challenges many Baltimore City students face and he values the opportunity to guide students along their journey to such a significant milestone.